Home Health Co-Pays Proposed in Obama Budget, Services “At Risk”

The Obama Administration’s FY 2014 budget released earlier this week included several proposals that put ...

Home Health Care Tech Targets Staff Education in New Rollout

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, clinical, technical and medical information products and services, launched Thursday the availability of a new suite of home care solutions and resources for nurses and other trained professionals working in the space. The launch of Mosby’s Home Health Care combines home healthcare nursing content with competency management functionality to provide […]

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Detroit Home Health Agency Founder Pleads Guilty to $22 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

The founder of three Detroit-area home health agencies has pleaded guilty in federal court for his role in a $22 million home health care fraud scheme involving kickbacks, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this week.  Tayyab Aziz, 45, of Homer Glen, Ill., pleaded guilty in the Eastern District of Michigan to one count […]

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NAHC Establishes Ebola Task Force for Home Care Workers

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the creation of an Ebola Task Force Wednesday, which aims to help home care agencies protect their workers from the spread of the Ebola virus. “I am proud to announce the creation of an Ebola Task Force, chaired by Barbara Citarella, and will include many […]

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3 Threats Facing the Home Health Care Industry

As the elderly population grows in the coming years, so too will the home care industry — but not without facing significant threats, industry experts say. The baby boom population will push the demand for home health care, with more than 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day. In addition to the sheer demographics, home health […]

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Tech Startup Eyes Untapped Opportunity in Home Health

A new technology startup is building a support platform that could disrupt the way families, health professionals and others access home healthcare services. CareZapp, in beta, has three main components: a private social network where caregivers and professionals can communicate and collaborate; a framework for applications that can assist with home care; and a network […]

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